Posttraumatic stress disorder

People with post-traumatic stress disorder share what they wish loved ones better understood about the mental health condition.
Post-traumatic stress disorder doesn't just take a toll on mental health ― it causes bodily harm, too.
Even after decades of studying combat-related trauma, we still don’t have a full understanding of just what PTSD is.
"I am being very honest about drinking to numb my pain," the "America's Got Talent" judge said.
But, like Dr. Brewerton says, mental illness, including PTSD, is treatable. A good first step in healing from posttraumatic
One question that emerged during my interview was, "Is it possible to not realize you're being emotionally abused?" Restricting
Contrary to our intuitions, studies find no consistent link between the extent of on-duty trauma experience and the eventual development of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Some firefighters cope poorly, while others with far more horrific experiences remain symptom-free. Why would that be?
Movies, said film critic Roger Ebert, are like an "empathy machine." Their mission: to help us understand a bit more about others' hopes, their fears, their dreams. Movies allow us to walk in others' shoes. They help us "identify with the people who are sharing this journey with us."
It was the day I'd been waiting for: I would meet my little girl and become a mom. I expected to experience joy, triumph in my strength as a woman, and overwhelming love as she entered the world. Instead, I experienced my daughter's birth in a state of terror, wondering if I would die.
The end of "Military Sexual Trauma" and "MST" can happen virtually overnight, provided that each of us commits to keeping those euphemisms out of our mouths and off our computer screens.
It's something else, an ease with people, a sense of words and actions contributing to something really good -- right now
Sara Nesson's Oscar-nominated film Poster Girl is a breathtaking look at a hidden war, one that leaves far more soldiers dead on the home front, by suicide, than on the battlefield.
Since 2001, over 22,600 soldiers have been pressed into signing such documents, affirming a pre-existing condition, making them ineligible for disability benefits, saving the military billions of dollars.
What makes it so difficult for us as a nation to recognize and respond to the reality of war for those who serve?
3. We also explain the value of sharing here in the classroom, at home, or with a friend, the pain they feel and the fears